Crosby, Penguins edge Blue Jackets 4-1 for 2-0 series lead

Live look: Penguins vs. Blue Jackets, Game 2

This was after the Penguins' 5-4 overtime win against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series, a win that gives them a 3-0 lead and nearly assures they will move on to Round 2.

The Columbus Blue Jackets had one heck of a season, but the Pittsburgh Penguins are putting them out to pasture through the first two games of their first-round series.

The Pittsburgh Penguins sat tied with Columbus with less than 14 minutes left in overtime of the teams' first round playoff series.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Columbus Blue Jackets scored more goals in the first six minutes of Sunday's game than in their first two playoff games combined.

Radulov, who got the overtime victor in Game 2 on Friday night after Tomas Plekanec tied it with 18 seconds left in regulation, has two goals and three assists in the past two games. Sidney Crosby tallied a three-point night (1g, 2a), Evgeni Malkin scored his second goal of the series, and Marc-Andre Fleury had a 39-save performance.

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Fleury, who stepped in when Matt Murray got hurt during the warmup before Game 1, has 71 saves through the first two games of the series.

With or without Calvert, the Blue Jackets need to get back on track if they have any hopes of dethroning the reigning Stanley Cup champions. His status for Tuesday's game is unknown.

Edmonton weathered a spirited start by the Sharks fueled in part by the return of Joe Thornton from a knee injury, then the Oilers took control and capitalized on a costly turnover to take the lead.

The intense Tortorella even eased up this season as his young team bought into the brand of fast, close-checking, "safe is death" hockey he wanted out of them.

Blue Jackets rookie defenseman Zach Werenski was not able to play in overtime because his eye had become so severely swollen he was unable to see. Fleury is expected to make his club-record 103rd playoff appearance on Sunday. The Rangers managed just 21 shots on goal in Game 3 and had 21 giveaways, including 10 in the first period. So Sullivan put the best player in the game alongside a couple of 20-somethings who make up for in energy and intelligence what they lack in pedigree. Now in his first National Hockey League playoffs since 2012, Radulov leads the Habs with five points in three games. Guentzel played the ricochet off the back boards to the left of the net and beat Bobrovsky from a severe angle. He's given the Penguins the momentum they needed while proving his general manager right. He also scored two goals in the Game 5 elimination game against the New York Rangers in the first round. "I feel like we've got to do a better job at spreading them out". Many fans on Twitter are calling for a suspension. Cam Atkinson scored in 11 seconds and again on an unassisted goal after Guentzel knotted the score at 1-1.

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